STAMFORD, Conn. -- Stamford native Jamie Bruno was named the new director of hockey at Chelsea Piers Connecticut.
Bruno has spent the last nine years coaching youth and prep school hockey after a successful high school and college playing career.
He began his hockey career with Stamford Youth Hockey at the age of 6 and went on to play the next seven years with the Connecticut Yankees and Cheshire Youth Hockey Organizations.
He earned All-State and All-FCIAC honors as a senior at Trinity Catholic High School, Bruno scored more than 200 points in his high school career, which included winning the school’s first-ever Division 1 State Championship in 1998.
Bruno continued his playing career at Sacred Heart University, where he graduated with a sports marketing and management degree.
After graduation, Bruno pursued a teaching career at the King School in Stamford. He also served as the varsity head hockey coach at King, leading the team to two appearances in the finals and winning the regular season title in 2013 for the first time in the school’s history.
Before coaching the King varsity hockey team, Bruno spent five years at Trinity Catholic as an assistant hockey coach. He is currently involved with Mid-Fairfield Youth Hockey and the Connecticut Yankees.